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Youth Development through the Arts - 2013

This major conference addressed those working in the youth, community and voluntary sector, academics and policy makers. As well as looking at the benefits of embracing arts practice at a strategic level to deliver youth work outcomes, it provided insights on funding and partnership strategies for working with young people.



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Keynote Address: Dirk Van Damme, OECD
Art for Art’s Sake? The role of arts education in developing the skills 21st Century societies need
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Expert Input: Dr Robert Brooks, Author and Psychologist, Harvard
Islands of competence
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Funding and Fundraising (Catriona Fottrell, Director of The Ireland Funds)
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Delivering Youthwork Outcomes…through an Arts Objective (Dance United, UK)
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Partnerships for Arts Projects (Joe Coveney, Artist and Bronagh O Neill, Manager, Canal Communities Regional Youth Service)
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Young People and Museums (National Museum of Ireland)
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